Dad: Horse Riding Helped His Son With Autism

Rupert Isaacson believes in the healing power of horses. It was a horse named Betsy, after all, that Isaacson credits with helping to heal his son Rowan, who was diagnosed with autism just after his second birthday in 2004. The toddler's uncommunicative, tantrum-ridden state devastated his concerned parents. "Rowan would have as many as 12 tantrums a day," Isaacson, 42, told "Everyone knows what a regular toddler tantrum is, but add a deep distress where the child is just...Full Story
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